Found 1,248 quotes starting with P:

Pleasure and love are the pinions of great deeds.
– Charles FoxRate it:
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
– AristotleRate it:
Pleasure is a by-product of doing something that is worth doing. Therefore, do not seek pleasure as such. Pleasure comes of seeking something else, and comes by the way.
– A. Lawrence LowellRate it:
Pleasure is nothing else but the intermission of pain.
– John SeldenRate it:
Pleasure is the beginning and the end of living happily.
– EpicurusRate it:
Pleasure is the carrot dangled to lead the ass to market or the precipice.
– Robinson JeffersRate it:
Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought our brightest blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime.
– Bette DavisRate it:
Pleasure that isn't paid for is as insipid as everything else that's free.
– Anita LoosRate it:
Pleasure's a sin, and sometimes sin's a pleasure.
– George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron ByronRate it:
Pleasure, most often delusive, may be born of delusion. Pleasure, herself a sorceress, may pitch her tents on enchanted ground. But happiness (or, to use a more accurate and comprehensive term, solid well-being) can be built on virtue alone, and must of necessity have truth for its foundation.
– ColeridgeRate it:
Pleasures are all alike simply considered in themselves: he that hunts, or he that governs the commonwealth, they both please themselves alike, only we commend that, whereby we ourselves receive some benefit.
– John SeldenRate it:
Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, Not because they never found it, But because they didn't stop to enjoy it.
– William FaulknerRate it:
Plodding wins the race.
– AesopRate it:
Plunge boldly into the thick of life
– Johann von GoetheRate it:
Pluralitas non ponenda est sine necessitate
– OccamRate it:
PM says they want to win the elections for the municipalities of Diyarbakir, Van and Sirnak. In case, we (BDP) want New York, Paris and Rome but you can't have them all. (On the quote from PM Tayyip Erdogan for the ruling party AKP wanting to win the local elections for 3 cities which the BDP won with 60% average on last elections)
– Selahattin DemirtasRate it:
Podle Shakespeara, láska je slepá. Ale to nemusí být celá pravda. je možné, že láska může přivírat oči, vědomě a úmyslně, k pošetilosti a nedostatky, které jsou jinak také tak neškodný. podle mého názoru, jen láska vám umožní vidět pravdu, a je to jen láska, která vám umožňuje najít svou cestu ve tmě. tak se vší úctě k Shakespearovi, musím říci, že láska není slepá, rozhodně a pozitivně!
– Deodatta V. Shenai-KhatkhateRate it:
Poesy is a beauteous damsel, chaste, honourable, discreet, witty, retired, and who keeps herself within the limits of propriety. She is a friend of solitude; fountains entertain her, meadows console her, woods free her from ennui, flowers delight her; in short, she gives pleasure and instruction to all with whom she communicates.
– CervantesRate it:
Poetry absolves spirituality from the dividedness of religions and provides us with a sanctuary that excludes no one.
– Vanna BontaRate it:
Poetry and progress are like two ambitious men who hate one another with an instinctive hatred, and when they meet upon the same road, one of them has to give place.
– Charles BaudelaireRate it:
Poetry cannot be translated; and, therefore, it is the poets that preserve the languages; for we would not be at the trouble to learn a language if we could have all that is written in it just as well in a translation. But as the beauties of poetry cannot be preserved in any language except that in which it was originally written, we learn the language.
– JohnsonRate it:
Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history.
– PlatoRate it:
Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.
– Kahlil GibranRate it:
Poetry is a mere drug, Sir.
– George FarquharRate it:

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